For children 10 – 12 whose mothers report the experience of woman abuse.
Types of abuse may include emotional, physical, verbal and sexual. This program also includes a group for mothers of the children attending groups.
Purpose: To break the cycle of violence. To help children heal by talking and learning new ways of acting.
How: Two facilitators for each group. The groups use art, books, games etc. to help children explore their thoughts and feelings.
Where: Carlington Community Health Centre, 900 Merivale Road, Ottawa
When: 11 weekly sessions starting February 2014, 6:00 – 8:00 pm
Money is available to assist with childcare and transportation costs.
For more information please contact:
Family Services Ottawa and ask for Child Witness Group and/or Adriana Oatu 613-725-3601 Ext. 130 or email